April 10, 2008

Contact: Shannon Guess (505) 272-0261

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy student, Regina Scott, has been selected to serve on the Pharmacy Student Executive Committee (PSEC) for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).

Scott will serve on the committee for two years. During her first year, she will act as a member of the Student Regional Council.

As a representative of Region Two, Scott will be responsible for communicating information to the areas’ student NCPA chapters and reporting to the NCPA Department of Student Affairs.

The following year, Scott will serve as a member of the NCPA Student Leadership Council where she will have more intense leadership and communication responsibilities.

Among the benefits of membership in the NCPA-PSEC, Scott will have the opportunity to attend conferences and conventions around the country. In May, she will attend the 2008 Planning and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will highlight the importance of understanding the political process and how legislative issues impact healthcare today.

Through the creation of opportunities such as the PSEC, the NCPA continues promoting student leadership by providing effective support and sponsorship to encourage careers in independent pharmacy practice.